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  • The griffon and the black vulture are also frequently seen.
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  • The fable was that this constellation was one of the arrows with which Hercules killed the vulture which gnawed the liver of Prometheus.
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  • Among the birds are the vulture, eagle, falcon, buzzard, kite, lark, nightingale, heron, stork and bustard.
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  • The California vulture, the largest flying bird in North America and fully as large as the Andean condor, is not limited to California but is fairly common there.
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  • The Raptores are well represented by a large number of genera and species, which include the condor, eagle, vulture, falcon, hawk and owl.
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  • The carrion crow, or black vulture (Catharista atrata), is also common to every part of the country, and is the general scavenger.
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  • The animals sacred to him were the dog and the vulture.
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  • The vulture is wanting.
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  • The sacred beasts in the various temples, tame as far as possible, were of almost every conceivable variety, from the vulture to the swallow or the goose, from the lion to the shrew-mouse, from the hippopotamus to the sheep and the monkey, from the crocodile to the tortoise and the cobra, from the carp to the eel; the scorpion and the scarab beetle were perhaps the strangest in this strange company of deities.
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  • Gulls are natural scavengers (like the vulture of Africa): they have an important role to play in cleaning up animal remains.
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  • My first bird was an Egyptian Vulture closely followed by a Short-toed Eagle.
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  • We had another of the vulture species later on; his was the Griffin Vulture.
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  • Blackstone, the giant US vulture fund, is already rumored to have sniffed.
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  • And now, the crash of the vulture population has added to their problems.
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  • Highlight was a Cinereous Vulture feeding on a Camel head by the side of the road.
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  • Then a cry from Helen and we all scrambled to see a fine White-headed Vulture standing aloof from the rest.
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  • Vulture and Electro have joined the lineup, and Spidey can chase criminals with his own motorcycle or ATV.
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  • Their goal is to rescue a Gulo baby that got caught by the swamp vulture.
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  • Cathartes, turkey buzzards, Sarcorhamphus gryphus, condor Gypagus papa, king vulture.
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  • The best known vulture is the common urubu (Cathartes foetens, Illig), which is the universal scavenger of the tropics.
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  • Among the indigenous birds are some birds of prey, as the African vulture, the falcon, the buzzard, the sparrow-hawk and the kite.
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  • The province is as a whole mountainous, the highest point being the Monte Pollino (7325 ft.) on the boundary of the province of Cosenza, while the Monte Vulture, at the N.W.
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  • The chief towns are Potenza (pop. 1901, 16,186), Avigliana (18,313), Matera (17, 237), Melfi (14,649), Rionero in Vulture (11,809), Lauria (10,099).
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  • These include green peafowl, lesser fishing eagle, red-headed vulture and crested kingfisher.
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  • Make your suggestions for next week's playlist on the Culture Vulture blog.
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  • Gulls are natural scavengers (like the vulture of Africa ): they have an important role to play in cleaning up animal remains.
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  • We had good views of a perched Red-headed vulture and at one point we had Long-billed and White-rumped Vultures circling together for comparison.
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  • Also overhead we had an Egyptian vulture, a Montagu's Harrier and several Marsh Harriers.
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  • Plenary Groups of students could tell others in the class how they propose to save the vulture.
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  • My first bird was an Egyptian vulture closely followed by a Short-toed Eagle.
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  • We had another of the vulture species later on; his was the Griffin vulture species later on; his was the Griffin Vulture.
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  • The consort of the Pharaoh, in turn, wore the sacred vulture head-dress.
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  • Vulture hurried in quickly, shutting the door with a snap.
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  • We had good views of a perched Red-headed Vulture and at one point we had Long-billed and White-rumped Vultures circling together for comparison.
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  • Also overhead we had an Egyptian Vulture, a Montagu 's Harrier and several Marsh Harriers.
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  • Body outline: Create a scene using fondant vulture figures.
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  • The fishing vulture (Gypohierax) is found in all the coast districts, but true vultures are almost entirely absent except from the north, where the small brown Percnopterus makes its appearance.
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  • To the first class, called alites, belonged the eagle and the vulture; to the second, called oscines, the owl, the crow and the raven.
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  • Birds of prey are represented by the condor, vulture, two species of the carrion-hawk (Polyborus), and owl.
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  • Among other members of this order are the eagle, osprey, vulture, buzzard, kite and hawk, with about a dozen species in all.
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  • Among land birds may be enumerated several varieties of eagle, vulture, falcon, owl, crow, jay, magpie, stork, quail, thrush, dove, &c. Pheasants are easily acclimatized; grouse and woodcock are indigenous on the uplands of the north; partridges, in all districts.
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  • Birds of prey include the bearded vulture, aasvogel and several varieties of eagles, hawks, falcons and owls.
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  • A little armadillo, the mulita, is the living representative of the antediluvian giants Mylodon, Megatherium, &c. The ostrich-Rhea americana-roams everywhere in the plains; and there are a few specimens of the vulture tribe, a native crow (lean, tall and ruffed), partridges and quails.
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  • Here all the prescriptions of puritypartly connected with national customs, and impossible of execution abroad were diligently observed; and even the injunction not to pollute earth with corpses, but to cast out the dead to vulture and dog, was obeyed in its full force.
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  • The largest bird is the condor, and there is another bird of the vulture tribe, with a black and white wing feather formerly used by the Incas in their head-dress, called the coraquenque or alcamari.
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  • Among the birds of prey may be mentioned, besides the cinereous and bearded vultures, the Spanish vulture(Gyps occidentalis), the African or Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopteras), which is found among all the mountains of the Peninsula, the Spanish imperial eagle (Aquila Adalberti), the short-toed eagle (Circaetus gallicus), the southern eagle-owl (Bubo atheniensis), and various kites and falcons.
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  • Birds include the ostrich, great kori bustard, the eagle, vulture, hawk and crane, francolin, golden cuckoo, bootie, scarlet and yellow finches, kingfishers, parrots (in the eastern regions), pelicans and flamingoes.
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  • Of wild animals may be noted the moufflon (Ovis Ammon), the stag, and the wild boar, and among birds various species of the vulture and eagle in the mountains, and the pelican and flamingo (the latter coming in August in large flocks from Africa) in the lagoons.
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  • In the eastern portion of the Coastal Plain Region are the cotton rat, rice-field rat, marsh rabbit, big-eared bat, brown pelican, swallow-tailed kite, black vulture and some rattlesnakes and cotton-mouth moccasin snakes, all of which are common farther south; and there are some turtles and terrapins, and many geese, swans, ducks, and other water-fowl.
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  • As a rule there are not many birds, but the eagle and the vulture may occasionally be seen; of eatable kinds partridges and wild pigeons are the most abundant.
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  • On the Euphrates are the following: vulture, owl, raven, &c., falcon (Tinnanculus alaudarius), also the trained to hunt.
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  • Melfi is picturesquely situated on the lower slopes of Monte Vulture, 1J91 ft.
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  • The California vulture is very rare; various species of hawks and golden and bald eagles are common.
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